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Medical Term:

syrinx

Pronunciation: sir'ingks, si-rin'jez

Definition:

  1. A rarely used synonym for fistula.
  2. A pathologic tubular cavity in the brain or spinal cord with a gliotic lining.

[G. a tube, pipe]

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